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Asset Manager - Galloper

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We are looking for an Asset Manager to support the operations phase of the asset lifecycle with responsibility to undertake day to day commercial management of our wind farm joint-ventures. Ideally someone with experience and more importantly a real passion for renewables. From first appointment the role will be based at the Galloper Operations base in Harwich with regular travel to innogy’s UK Headquarters in Swindon and other locations as required.

 

 

 

Role description

 

  • The Asset Manager will work closely with the General Manager in running the wind farm business and has a significant role in performing the day to day commercial management of the wind farm, working closely and in collaboration with the local Operations team.  
  • The Asset Manager will have autonomy in making commercial decisions within a delegated authority. 
  • The Asset Manager will be required to work autonomously in tracking commercial aspects/risks and where required, developing strategies and recommendations for the General Manager who will retain responsibility for significant commercial decisions materially affecting the wind farm performance.
  • The Asset Manager will be the day to day interface and project lead with the controlling, procurement, claims and finance teams.
  • The Asset Manager will work closely with any other supporting commercial managers and establish an understanding or division of work and responsibility to form an affective working relationship.

 

 

The key responsibilities of the Asset Manager will include:

 

  • Responsible for monthly reporting and managing of the; P&L performance of the Project, CAPEX & OPEX budgets, accruals, cash-call and undertaking reforecasts.
  • Management of the commercial risks and obligations under existing wind farm agreements and contracts, e.g. insurance claims, contract disputes, leases and warranties.
  • Development of strategies, including the provision of cost/benefit and risk analysis for operational decisions, (e.g. timing of campaigns).
  • Commercial input into O&M contract renewals or placement of other agreements (e.g. leases, vessel contracts, fuel contracts, O&M contracts).
  • Undertaking business planning and reforecasting as required, risk identification and management of the commercial aspects of risks.
  • Build internal and external relationships, and demonstrate pro-active management of commercial issues and risks, with key stakeholders (e.g. shareholders, contractors, regulators etc.).
  • Ownership as “Commercial Officer” for non-maintenance contract and cost elements, e.g. crown estate lease, insurance, grid connection charges etc.

 

Skills and experience

 

  • Excellent numerical and excel skills
  • Understanding of the various agreements applicable to a wind farm and likely terms within.
  • Understanding of the key commercial terms to considered in placing/managing any contract.
  • Ability to undertake cost benefit analysis and develop cost forecast and analysis models
  • Ability to assimilate assess different risks and information in areas which are not a specialism e.g. H&S and engineering.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver recommendations and reports to staff at all levels to board level.
  • Excellent Relationship Management skills, including Negotiating and Influence and Impact
  • The ability to develop and maintain contacts outside of the innogy/RWE renewables team, both within the RWE Group and the wider industry

 

 

 

 

Why you should apply


As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way, we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long-term ambitions.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.  

 

Salary and package details

 

Competitive Salary

25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays

Up to 15% Pension

Bonus

Life insurance

Family medical care

Cycle to work

Eye Test/Flu Jab Vouchers

Corporate Discount scheme

 

 

There will be an expectation to travel to other offices and sites outside of your base location (including Europe/Overseas) which may involve overnight stays

 

 

Our company

 

innogy SE is Germany’s leading energy company, with revenue of around €44 billion (2016), more than 40,000 employees and activities in 16 countries across Europe. With its three business segments Grid & Infrastructure, Retail and Renewables, innogy addresses the requirements of a modern, decarbonised, decentralised and digital energy world.

We plan, build and operate plants to generate power and extract energy from renewable sources. Part of our portfolio are wind and hydro power plants as well as solar and biomass plants. Currently, We are particularly strongly represented in our home market, Germany, followed by the United Kingdom, Spain, the Netherlands, Poland and Italy.

Our aim is to expand renewables worldwide, both on our own and working with partners. We believe that working together in this way is the key to making the energy transition a success.

innogy is one of the major operators of offshore and onshore wind energy in Europe. In addition to wind power, we also want to grow utility-scale solar power plant. In addition to our core markets, we are already active in new markets such as the USA, Australia and Canada.

 

 

Closing date on this role is 22/11/19 , Please apply online and contact Lisa Phillips if you have any queries or questions lisa.phillips@innogy.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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